Luther Manson Zimmerman

22 June 1895–21 October 1969 (Age 74)
Edwardsville, Cleburne, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Luther Manson

When Luther Manson Zimmerman was born on 22 June 1895, in Edwardsville, Cleburne, Alabama, United States, his father, George Scott Zimmerman, was 22 and his mother, Sarah Nancy Patty, was 20. He married Laura Lorena Cox on 14 February 1918, in Wood, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Upshur, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 21 October 1969, in Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Grice Cemetery, Grice, Upshur, Texas, United States.

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Luther Manson Zimmerman
Laura Lorena Cox
Marriage: 14 February 1918
Willie Mae Zimmerman
Travis Ray Zimmerman
Bonnie Faye Zimmerman
Bennie Frank Zimmerman
Jessie R Zimmerman
Nobie Larue Zimmerman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1918Wood, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 1
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 9
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 21
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Zimmermann , and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (36)

    • L M Zimmerman in entry for Jesse Zimmerman, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
    • Luther Zimmerson in household of Scott Zimmerson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Luther Zimmerman, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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